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John Furrier
Works at CrowdChat Platform
Attended Babson College -MBA
Lives in Palo Alto, California
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Run TechBlog and Social Media and New Venture Lab - Love Starting New Ventures
Employment
  • CrowdChat Platform
    Cofounder & CEO, 2012 - present
    Cofounded with Dani Rayan and Dave Vellante. CrowdChat is a global real-time social network platform with integrated conversation application for public group discussions and information sharing.
  • SiliconANGLE.com
    Founder Editor in Chief, SiliconANGLE; founder of startups, 2009 - 2013
    Founder, CEO, and Editor in Chief
  • Broadband Development
    Founder, 2003 - 2009
    Research and development for new venture creation. Incubator for new emerging big ideas around Internet infrastructures.
  • PodTech Network
    Founder & CEO, 2004 - 2007
    One of the original podcasters and podcasting companies to emerge in the early 2000s. In 2004 raised venture capital along with Odeo, and PodShow. All three failed to achieve our mission to create social media platform for podcasts.
  • RealNames
    VP Product, 1999 - 2001
    VP of the Product Group for the global keyword system for 70% of the Internet traffic.
  • Labrador Software
    Cofounder & CEO, 1997 - 1999
    One of the early three keyword visionaries with Goto.com and Realname that led to the expansion of keyword resolution. Shut down company and joined Realnames in 1999 to lead product group.
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Engineer, Enterprise Sales, Channel Mgr, 1988 - 1997
    Rose up through the ranks of HP during their growth years of the second wave of the computer client server revolution.
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Palo Alto, California
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Cofounder of CrowdChat Platform' Degree in Computer Science + MBA; Founder of SiliconANGLE.com;
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Entrepreneur, Father, and Husband who loves tech and media plus developing new products and companies from zero stage and the thrill of selling early customers on those products.  Been an startup guys since 1997.  
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Entrepreneur, Husband, Father of 4 kids, technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley
Education
  • Babson College -MBA
  • Northeastern University - Computer Science
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Building system software is hard and commercialize it is even harder says Michael Stonebraker data and system software guru
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Reddit is falling apart
Update: Several other popular subreddits have set themselves to private in protest against Victoria Taylor's removal from the company and due to an “underlying resentment against the admins for running the site poorly.” Several of the subreddits have millions of subscribers, ...
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Great interview with Ben he's a #techathlete  here at RE:Invent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOgt4j_yvO4
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Mike's #theCUBE  Interview from #Oracle  Engineered Systems Launch 2015
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Love this notion of DDI - Developer Driven Infrastructure; Wikibon Research called this SLI - software led infrastructure 3 years ago.  Cloud is flipping things upside down
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Matt is a very cool guy. Developers are ruling the world
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Derek is awesome.  Great to see him on theCUBE.  I wish that I was there
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CrowdChat, a new social networking service that lets businesses and individuals set up ad-hoc, real-time group conversations about topics based on hashtags.
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High quality equipment and people !!! Very easy to work with and super cool. Collaboration is a word that I find comes to mind with the word Quality. John P and Cali and crew are the best.
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Drive Thru Interactive are a great bunch of guys. Classy and professional. They have a high level of integrity. John Furrier
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